What Is Graves Disease? Gravesí Disease is a form of a thyroid
autoimmune disease It is an immune system
disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones, also know as
The various signs and symptoms are listed below include visible goiter,
eye troubles, heat intolerance, itching skin. etc. Gravesí Disease is much more
common in females by a rate of five time more than men.
disease may present clinically with one of the following characteristic signs:
Exophthalmos and non-pitting edema (pretibial myxedema)
are the two
signs that are truly diagnostic of Gravesí Disease and re. not seen in
other hyperthyroid condition.
Goiterwhich is an enlarged
thyroid gland and is of the diffuse type. A large goiter will be visible to the
naked eye, but a smaller goiter may be detectable only by physical exam. Occasionally, goiter is not
clinically detectable, but may be seen only with CT or ultrasound examination of
which means the over-production of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4.
Hyperthyroidism in Graves disease is
confirmed as with any other cause of hyperthyroidism, by measuring elevated
blood levels of free (unbound) T3 and T4.
Conium Maculatum Depression, easily irritated easily, weakness of memory. Trembling in
hands along with perspiration on hands. Menstrual problems in women where
the menses appear late and that too for a short time and very scanty.
Lachesis Mutus Body feels extremely hot. Cannot wear tight clothes around the neck and
waist loose. Sadness with an aversion to work. Excessive talkativeness.
For women of menopause age suffering from hyperthyroidism with excessive hot
flushes and palpitations. Menstrual flow is scanty and the duration is
short. Better during menses. Pounding of heart or palpitations with episodes
of fainting. Symptoms are worsen during sleep.
Lodium Quick weight loss despite a good appetite. Better while eating.Excessive
heat in body and wanting to stay in a cool place. Very anxious about present
but not about future. Excessive palpitations which get worse from slight
exertion. Extreme weakness is felt on going upstairs.
Natrum muriaticum Irritated very easily and upset over little things. Depressed with
weeping when alone. Aggravated from consolation. Very hot and aggravated the
heat of sun. Severe headaches from sun. Craving for salt in excess. Loose of
weight despite having regular and proper meals. Very weak, emaciated around
the neck region. Weak especially in morning when in bed. Heart rate is
elevated. Suppressed menses for a long period.